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AD Replication Errors Sensor - "-d=doman name" Error




When setting-up the "Active Directory Replication Errors" Sensor, I receive a "-d=domain name" parameter error.

The Username used under "Credentials for Windows Systems" is a member of the Domain Admins Group.

Can you please advise as to what troubleshooting steps I can take to correct this issue?

Thank you.

active-directory-replication sensor wmi

Created on Dec 27, 2013 1:18:52 PM

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thank you very much for your KB-Post. May I ask, which exact version of PRTG are you running?

best regards.

Created on Dec 30, 2013 9:34:16 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]




We are running v13.4.7.3706.

Created on Dec 30, 2013 12:44:56 PM



Okay, thank you. Just to check, the sensor targets a domain controller? If so, could you maybe send us some screenshots, showing the settings of the sensor and the parent device? Please send them via email to [email protected].

Created on Dec 30, 2013 1:47:38 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]




Did you find a solution? We're having the same problem. Active Directory Replication Errors sensor is giving the message "Parameter error, -d=domain name ".

Here's some more info:

-the user specified in the probe settings is a member of domain admins

-.NET framework is installed on the probe

-the other sensors in the same device are working normally: Service: Active Directory Domain Services, LDAP Login, DNS lookup

We are using PRTG Network Monitor x64


Created on May 27, 2014 12:03:34 PM



Hello, can you please upload a screenshot, that shows the "Windows Credentials" entered in the parent device (to this sensor)?

Created on May 27, 2014 1:34:32 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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